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Through a collection of recordings from Men’s Behaviour Change program facilitators, we explore useful tools to apply in practice and personal reflections on the work. We invite you to listen with openness and curiosity to the generous sharings from frontline workers. Our aim is to increase awareness of the complexities of this work, and to appreciate the delicate craft of group facilitation in a gendered context.

Being the Only Woman in the Room

Understanding shame and how to move past this uncomfortable emotion, is an essential part of treatment. Listen to how shame can be used as a motivator for change, in a healthy, rather than a destructive way.

What I Wished I’d Known Earlier

Understanding shame and how to move past this uncomfortable emotion, is an essential part of treatment. Listen to how shame can be used as a motivator for change, in a healthy, rather than a destructive way.

The Importance of Mindfulness

An advocation for incorporating mindfulness, focus and calm into group sessions for making clearer decisions.

Challenging Male Privilege

Listen to the perspective of a male facilitator who operates in a highly gendered space. During his personal journey he has had to challenge his own male privilege and prevailing gender stereotypes, in order to make him more effective in dealing with what he describes as the ‘frailty of the male ego’.

Connecting to Inner Empathy to Drive Behaviour Change

A key part of behavioural change is opening up and demonstrating inner empathy. Hear how one group scenario enabled the exploration of this.

Invitational practice with men who use violence(IoNV)

The Importance of Safety for Group Facilitation

Creating an environment of safety in group facilitation takes many forms: from setting ground rules, to respectfully challenging dominant voices. Whatever the form, that feeling of safety is essential to creating a therapeutic environment; one in which participants are able to reflect opnely and honestly to assist their process of learning to relate more safely and respectfully.

Unlocking An Empathetic Response

Effective behaviour change strategies when working with perpetrators of abuse, is to lead with a victim-centred response. The stories of family members portrating the lasting impact of abuse, is used to unlock an empathetic response amongst the men.

Creating A Fine Balance

Behaviour change groups are not a choreographed exercise. Listen to reflections on the fine balance between ‘tough love’ and creating a safe environment.

Learning to Reflect on the Effects of Individual Violence

Learning to speak truthfully, show empathy and reflect on behaviour is an essential process in comprehending the effects of individual violence.

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